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and online. tune in to nbc 4 or go online to nbc washington.com for special web only live streams, starting at 7:00. >>> other big story this afternoon, the weather. it is about to take a turn and it means some of us getting ready could see some rain, even snow. >> veronica johnson is keeping her eye on this storm system. >> both of my eyes, actually. depending on where youley, guys, will depend on what you get. this is a storm system for tomorrow that we're talking about. today, cold. temperatures under the cloud cover. 15 degrees cooler than average. look at the numbers across the area. down into loud oun county, 45. fall church, 45. green belt at 46 degrees right now. and on the radar, you can see to the south. number 7, virginia. the leading edge of some moisture. that is the storm system. it will be a coastal storm for the mid-atlantic. wednesday and thursday as it continues moving northward. it depends on where you are as to what we will see here. the way it is right now is that some of us will see rain. isolated spots will see rain and snow and everyone gets the wind for 7:00 through
washington's gridlock. putting aside florida, where the votes were still being counted, the president dominated the election map. victory across the battleground states except north carolina. obama backers celebrated his win in swing state virginia. harry reid whose senate majority got bigger, demanded republicans cut deals now on taxes and spending. >> american people want us to work together. republicans want us to work together, democrats want us to work together. >> reporter: conceding his loss, mitt romney called for compromise. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: how did the people of america reject romney. one reason is our population has changed. a smaller share of whites voted, down to 72% of the total. more minorities voting, more young people. changes that favor democrats, like barack obama. he reached out last night to romney backers. >> and whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. >> reporter: some republ
and will have the latest at 5:00. as always, stay tuned to nbc washington.com. that's the latest from here. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> developing story out of frederick county. one person has died in a crash between a tractor-trailer and an suv or small truck. five people were hurt when the vehicles collided near the intersection of ed mclean route and route 75 earlier this afternoon. the tractor-trailer flipped over. maryland state police flew at least one of the victims to the hospital. investigators have not yet released the cause of the crash. >>> it can be a frustrating ride home on metro today. thousands of riders were met with delays, because metro rail is operating on a saturday schedule for veterans day. it's also single tracking some trains in order to complete repairs. metro had said riders to anticipate ten-minute delays, but passengers tl news4 that the delays were much longer. jackie bensen will have their stories on news4 at 5:00 tonight. >>> the gas crunch that developed after hurricane sandy is easing in new jersey. starting tomorrow morning, at 6:00, the st
kayla maroney is here in washington to sign autographs for fans as part of the kellogg's tour of gymnastji ticks champions. hey, barbara. >> she's just correcting something that i had here. you probably said that she was part of the fab five. she said she's part of the -- what? >> the fear five. >> big difference. >> a huge difference, yeah. the basketball team is the fab five from michigan. and us women's gymnasts who got the gold medal were the fierce five. >> don't get that wrong next time, pat. we first want to find out how you're doing. we know you injured your leg. >> yes. >> how is it going? >> i'm actually doing a lot better. i just got my crutches off. and my toe and my tibia are both -- the bones are fully healed. >> you're still wearing a boot here. >> i still have my boot. i have to have it for another week or so. i'm technically allowed to start walking on it without it. but being here i don't want to hurt it anymore. >> you're still doing your gymnastics every day? >> i do conditioning, like a little swinging on my bars and stuff but not anything crazy. literally just swinging. not
. coincidencely, he is here in washington for hearings that had been scheduled tomorrow on what allen still hopes will be his next job. he is just in time for his reputation to be called into question. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, was on track to be nato commander until disclosure that he is under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley, a socialite in tampa and general allen allegedly exchanged e-mails and documents suspected of being inappropriate. through a spokesman today, allen insisted there was no affair. kelley is the one whose complaints that she was getting harassing e-mails led the fbi to paula broadwell and the affair between broadwell and general david petraeus. unlike petraeus who has admitted inif i had sxelt resigned as director of the cia, allen got a vote of confidence today from president obama. >> he has faith in general allen. he believes he is doing and it's had a done an excellent job. >> reporter: the petraeus scandal has washington stunned. some are angry that the afghan war costing so many u.s. lives and dollars was hardly mentioned until this. >
originated from the washington field office of the fbi. they will tell us only that it was a criminal warrant. they will not tell us what it was for. when we get more information on this, we'll bring it to you. reporting live in district heights, jackie bensen, news4. >>> take a close look at the people in this video. d.c. police are calling them persons of interest in a deadly shooting. two people were suffering from gunshot wounds back in september. a couple of blocks from the d.c. border with prince george's county. both victims went to the hospital, one died. there is a $25,000 reward in this case. >>> there is anger on capitol hill today. there was during an open hearing into the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in ben gausy. but there were also closed hearings where the cia shared classified information with lawmakers. steve handelsman is on capitol hill this afternoon. steve, what did they learn? >> reporter: pat, thanks, good evening. according to one democrat, who attended one of those two closed-door sessions here up on the hill, the cia threw a politically important lifeline to
up on news 4 at 5:00. reporting live in northwest washington, jackie benson, news 4. >> thank you. >>> this year's west nile virus outbreak is the worst in a decade. now, there is concern that the virus may havemitated to a more serious form. two scientists told "the washington post" the virus may be more damaging in recent years. they witnessed damage to the part of the brain connected to speech, language and thinking. a scientist with the cdc says there's no evidence that the virus has changed. >>> the meningitis outbreak is growing. 50 cases reported in virginia. public state health officials say that new number includes three west virginia residents. they got infected after visiting an outpatient facility. two other people in virginia have died. it is linked to tainted steroid injections made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. it was recalled in september. maryland had 23 cases of infections, including one death. no cases have been reported in the district. 31 people have died nationwide. >>> turning to the weather now, a big change for the better is on the way, folks.
their hobbies and crafts. but for many people, especially in the washington area, politics is their hobby. >> reporter: erica anderson is the social media director for the heritage foundation. their post popular pin, political quotes. a board featuring parks titled where romney could drill is a hit. there's also the golf courses of the obama administration, romney's private jet, and even pages run by those close to the candidates. no question, pinterest is popular. not the biggest driver of traffic, anderson says that's okay. >> we're able to take a little bit of our research and papers, pull out statistics and facts and put them in a visual way, and get them up on pinterest. we're able to reach people we may not have reached any other way. >> crafts, food and drinks, home dec decor, kids, photography, there are 33 categories on pinterest, none of them related to politics. and as far as politics being added to the mix? we got an e-mail from pinterest saying we don't comment on future plans. that bothered anderson. her team has posted more than 900 pins. >> politics is part of it. there's
today in florida, washington was counting, 53 days until the fiscal cliff. deep defense cuts and cuts in social service spending, and more ominously, tax hikes on everyone. that could spark a return to recession. says a senator who is bailing out of washington's gridlock. >> anything could serve as a trip wire to igniting another financial crisis. >> reporter: both sides are urging president obama to lead the way to a budget deal that avoids the cliff. after his victory tuesday, he's sure to demand, as part of any agreement to cut spending, a tax hike on the wealthy, says a top obama aide. >> he talked about it in the debate and speeches. balance deficit reduction included some revenues. and he was reelected by -- you know, in a significant way. >> reporter: house speaker republican john boehner seemed to signal he gets that. >> we're willing to accept some additional revenues via tax reform. we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> reporter: but anti-tax conservatives are jumping in to clarify and warn the speaker not to buckle. >> boehner's position is exac
? >>> a special visit to students from a washington football player with an important message. >>> partial subway service has returned in new york today. but for many in nearby new jersey, one of the hottest commodities is gasoline. >> most gas stations have been sold out since sandy hit. as richard explains now, at stations that are open, drivers have a long wait. >> reporter: pat, we've been here all long. this line hasn't changed at all. it goes back through two towns. it's 60 cars to the end. these cars have had to pass by one other gas station, it ran out of gas earlier last night. and that's one situation why they won't be open. second is they don't have electricity. pricing now, about $3.55 at this location. there have been some reports of prices greater than that. the division of consumer affairs is dealing with the issue of perhaps gouging. this location, cash only. two reasons why they do that. first of all, faster transactions, two, they make a couple extra cents. perhaps even a police car or some sort of security, they have to block off the lane here for those getting gas and those wh
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